tyreman
tyreman
@tyreman
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Last seen: Mar 3, 2024
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RE: Router suggestions

I use an old bosch GOF900ACE you should be able to pick one up for £50 maybe less, they are very good and reliable, the only problem with them is no e...

5 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

this is a bit embarrasing to admit but I realised the truss rod wasn't set right, no wonder the action was so high, it was set with a huge amount of b...

5 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

finally worked out what I did wrong today, when I calculated the break angle in the body, I was off by 2.5mm, now it all makes sense, I didn't include...

5 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

@sogoslotvvip hi, not sure what you mean by wood polish? It is french polished, it probably doesn't come out too well in the photos though because it ...

5 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

thanks, I think that's the right idea, will wait until the next re-string and do it then.

5 months ago
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RE: Well, that’s that then!!

nice job on the guitar Brian, looks great!

5 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

I re-carved the top, got rid of the volute and thinned out the neck then re-finished it, feels even better now to play. Just need to add on strap butt...

5 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

@nsj thanks neil, I entered the scratch build category this year only JUST finished in time, I did a sound demo here

7 months ago
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Answer to: Workshop Temperature?

I bought a couple of oil radiators from aldi, makes a big difference in mid winter, well worth the cost.

7 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

@swepri I'm happy with the balance, maybe a bit neck heavy so if anything the body could have been solid and it might have been a little bit better ba...

7 months ago
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RE: Renaissance guitar

superb! the craftsmanship is great on this one, like others I'd love to hear it 😉

10 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

there was cool one that ben crowe made of crimson guitars where he made a 12 string with a rickenbacker inspired headstock, not sure if I like it, but...

10 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

I agree with you, the weight being a primary issue with the longer headstock, I also think it would suit a strat style 12 string better than a tele st...

10 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

@robin I agree with you robin, it's been holding me back a bit but now I can continue with the real build, I will go with the 6 x 6 headstock.

10 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

what do you think of this headstock design? compared to the other one? this one is designed to have dead straight string pull and there's a bit more s...

10 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

made a slideshow video of the prototype build, hope this is allowed here? if not I'll remove it.

10 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

on the body I carved in another curve on the right side, also the replacement tuner has arrived today, thanks to northwest guitars for the great custo...

11 months ago
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